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Implant Maintenance and Appropriate Chemotherapeutics for the Advanced Periodontal Patient – The University of Florida

August 13, 2016 @ 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM


Periodontal Maintenance of Dental Implants

Course Description

The increase in dental implant therapy has been exponential in the last twenty years however our knowledge on how to maintain the health of the fixtures has not kept pace. This program will define the components of an implant system, review an assortment of implant systems and explore some of the most accepted methods of patient and professional maintenance. Recommendations of oral hygiene measures will be given. Additionally this course will review the parameters of health between natural teeth and implant fixtures and discuss state of the art monitoring techniques to help ensure maintenance of health of the dental implant.

Course Objectives

After attending this program the attendee should be able to:

  • recognize the components of dental implant systems
  • recognize the procedures of normal hygiene visits
  • delineate the differences between the soft tissue attachment to teeth and implant surfaces
  • appreciate some of the modern monitoring methods
  • recognize the procedures recommended for an implant hygiene visits

Chemotherapeutics for the Advanced Periodontal Patient

Course Description

Not all patients that need or require surgical periodontal care are candidates for this form of therapy. A variety of factors preclude them from receiving or pursuing surgery to correct their problems. This population of patients may benefit from a variety of chemotherapeutic pharmacologic agents currently available to affect host modulation and address their disease. This program will explore the rationale and appropriate usage of pharmacologic agents used as adjuncts to traditional modes of periodontal therapy as well as DNA culturing to assist your selection of medications.

Course Objectives

After attending this program the attendee should be able to:

  • recognize the etiology of periodontal disease
  • recognize the patients that can most benefit from adjunctive pharmacotherapeutic medications
  • understand the methods to determine which medications may be most advantageous for their patients


The University of Florida
+1 352-294-8150


CPD Credits
Conference size


The University of Florida
1395 Center Drive
Gainesville, FL 32610 United States
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+1 352-294-8150

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